Asch, Theo Van

Mountain Risks: From Prediction to Management and Governance

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The components of Risk Governance
Stefan Greiving, Cees Westen, Jordi Corominas, Thomas Glade, Jean-Philippe Malet, Theo Asch

Part I. New Techniques for Assessing Mass Movement Hazards

2. Innovative Techniques for the Detection and Characterization of the Kinematics of Slow-Moving Landslides
Ping Lu, Alexander Daehne, Julien Travelletti, Nicola Casagli, Alessandro Corsini, Jean-Philippe Malet

3. Innovative Techniques for the Characterization of the Morphology, Geometry and Hydrological Features of Slow-Moving Landslides
Ulrich Kniess, Julien Travelletti, Alexander Daehne, Dominika Krzeminska, Grégory Bièvre, Denis Jongmans, Alessandro Corsini, Thom Bogaard, Jean-Philippe Malet

4. Techniques for the Modelling of the Process Systems in Slow and Fast-Moving Landslides
Alessio Ferrari, Byron Quan Luna, Anke Spickermann, Julien Travelletti, Dominika Krzeminska, John Eichenberger, Theo Asch, Rens Beek, Thom Bogaard, Jean-Philippe Malet, Lyesse Laloui

Part II. Methodologies to Assess the Impact of the Natural Hazards on the Society in Terms of Risks

5. Methods for Debris Flow Hazard and Risk Assessment
Byron Quan Luna, Jan Blahut, Mélanie Kappes, Sami Oguzhan Akbas, Jean-Philippe Malet, Alexandre Remaître, Theo Asch, Michel Jaboyedoff

6. Review and Advances in Methodologies for Rockfall Hazard and Risk Assessment
Olga-Christina Mavrouli, Jacoppo Abbruzzese, Jordi Corominas, Vincent Labiouse

7. Medium-Scale Multi-hazard Risk Assessment of Gravitational Processes
Cees Westen, Melanie S. Kappes, Byron Quan Luna, Simone Frigerio, Thomas Glade, Jean-Philippe Malet

8. Methods for the Characterization of the Vulnerability of Elements at Risk
Simone Sterlacchini, Sami Oguzhan Akbas, Jan Blahut, Olga-Christina Mavrouli, Carolina Garcia, Byron Quan Luna, Jordi Corominas

9. The Importance of the Lessons Learnt from Past Disasters for Risk Assessment
Carolina Garcia, Jan Blahut, Marjory Angignard, Alessandro Pasuto

Part III. The Response of the Society Towards the Problems of Hazard and Risk

10. Disaster Mitigation by Spatial Planning
Stefan Greiving, Marjory Angignard

11. Disaster Mitigation by Corrective and Protection Measures
Olga-Christina Mavrouli, Alessandro Corsini, Jordi Corominas

12. The Relevance of Legal Aspects, Risk Cultures and Insurance Possibilities for Risk Management
Marjory Angignard, Carolina Garcia, Graciela Peters-Guarin, Stefan Greiving

13. The Relevance of Early-Warning Systems and Evacuations Plans for Risk Management
Carolina Garcia, Simone Frigerio, Alexander Daehne, Alessandro Corsini, Simone Sterlacchini

14. Risk Assessment: Establishing Practical Thresholds for Acceptable and Tolerable Risks
Graciela Peters-Guarin, Stefan Greiving

15. The Use of Geo-information and Modern Visualization Tools for Risk Communication
Simone Frigerio, Melanie Kappes, Jan Blahůt, Grzegorz Skupinski

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Natural Hazards, Mineral Resources, Environmental Management, Information Systems and Communication Service, Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry, Quality Control, Reliability, Safety and Risk

Publication year
Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research
Page amount
11 pages
Natural Sciences

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